Journal of
the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE NIGERIA SOCIETY OF PHYSIOTHERAPY
  • Abbreviation: J. Nig. Soc. Physiother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 0331-3735
  • DOI: 10.5897/JNSP
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 55

Editorial

Where is the Evidence?

Adesoji R Adedoyin
  • Adesoji R Adedoyin
  • Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Obafemi Awolowo University.
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  • Article Number - 521AF3A65383
  • Vol.17(1), pp. iv , June 2009
  •  Received: 31 January 2009
  •  Accepted: 19 February 2009
  •  Published: 30 June 2009

Abstract

In the past, many professionals practiced without evidence. Practice was based mainly on a loose body of knowledge. Some of the knowledge was simply lore that drew upon the experiences of generations of practitioners, and much of it had no truly scientific evidence on which to justify various practices.